Bill Status of HB0470  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ruth Munson - Rosemary Mulligan - Elaine Nekritz - Constance A. Howard - Eddie Washington, Patricia Bailey, Renee Kosel, Sandra M. Pihos, Joe Dunn, Patricia Reid Lindner, Paul D. Froehlich, Rosemary Kurtz and Roger L. Eddy

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steven J. Rauschenberger)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25dfrom Ch. 122, par. 2-3.25d
105 ILCS 5/2-3.64from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.64
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
30 ILCS 805/8.27 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that only scores on State assessments of students enrolled in a school on or before November 1 of the school year in which a State assessment is given shall be used in determining whether a school is placed on the Early Academic Warning List or an academic watch list. Makes changes concerning students enrolled in bilingual education programs and their participation in State tests. Makes changes concerning Prairie State Achievement Awards. Provides that mandatory make-up testing for State assessments must occur on designated make-up testing dates. Requires a school district to maintain a file that contains the names of students who were not tested and statements for these students that explain why they were not tested. Provides that beginning in the 2003-2004 school year, the State Board of Education shall not make significant changes in the design of State assessments for a minimum of 5 school years. Provides that the State Board shall annually notify districts of the specific dates on which (instead of weeks during which) administrations of the Prairie State Achievement Examination are to occur. Makes changes concerning State assessment information on a school district's report card. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.64
105 ILCS 5/10-17a
30 ILCS 805/8.27 new

Changes which students' scores on State assessments are required to be used in determining whether a school is placed on the Early Academic Warning List or an academic watch list. Removes all other amendatory provisions.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ruth Munson
  1/30/2003HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2003HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  3/12/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  3/12/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/12/2003HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 017-000-000
  3/12/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Kurtz
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  3/19/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/20/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/20/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 21, 2003
  3/21/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steven J. Rauschenberger
  3/24/2003SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die